Studio Guest Gordon Melrose on Scots Speak With Janice Ross Tues6 – 7pm
Scots’ Speak guest this week is Neilston boy, the multi-instrumentalist Gordon Melrose who is also a fine singer. Gordon’s love of music began as a school boy when he learned the play the guitar and ukulele. Leaving school, he went on to become a fully qualified electrical engineer with the music shop Biggars, and as a mature student successfully completed a diploma in music with the Open University. Afterwards, he completed his Honours degree. Throughout the 24 years he has been a member of the Glasgow Folk Music workshop, Gordon has learned the art of composition and teaching music and is one of the finest tutors. In this week’s show he shares the sounds of his ukulele class.